Lesson 3

Lesson 3

Listening is a great gift. How many of us are ‘quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry?’ (James 1:19) When we really take the time to listen- we offer an incredible gift. Jesus commended Mary for listening to him whilst rebuking her sister Martha for...
Are you missing out?

Are you missing out?

Many times I hear friendsfirst members say that they haven’t made contacts because there wasn’t a photograph with the profile. There may be a variety of reasons for this- they may not have an up to date one, they may not feel they are particularly...
Looking at profiles

Looking at profiles

The following tip is actually feedback from a member who has shared their experience: “I now realise that you cannot tell from the profile what the person is really like – everything that they wrote about themself was broadly true on paper, but on meeting,...
Lesson 2

Lesson 2

Sharing bread is a great way to bond. Jesus took time to eat and commune with his close friends and family. Spending time over a meal or coffee allows us to share, to laugh, to cry and to build memories together. It is something we can’t replicate with...
Lesson 1

Lesson 1

There’s a limit to how many friends we can nurture. Jesus had 12 disciples and a few other close friends. Interestingly, according to some psychologists, 12-15 is the approximate number of close relationships we can maintain at any one time. That’s because being...